It's been a roller coaster of a ride for Oil Search (OSH)

It has been a wild ride for OSH shareholders over the past year. In September 2015, OSH received an indicative proposal from Woodside Petroleum (WPL) to acquire all shares in OSH at the rate of ...

Explaining Momentum

The Rivkin Local Momentum Strategy is a purely systematic, price based trading system that produces excellent results based on our back-testing over the previous 15 years. The aim of this articl...

South32 Limited

BHP Billiton (BHP), the largest miner in the world by market capitalisation as of 2015, decided to demerge certain assets into a new company, named South32 (S32). S32 came into existence last ye...

How Diversification Works

The principle of diversification as it relates to investing is perhaps widely quoted but not necessarily well understood. The principle comes out of portfolio theory and fundamentally refers to t...

Insurance Australia seems to be weathering recent storms

Insurance Australia (IAG) is a company we hold as part of the Rivkin Blue Chip Portfolio, a strategy popular with Rivkin members. IAG has been in the news recently due ...

What is a Hybrid Security?

With relatively few hybrid securities listed on the ASX an investor could be forgiven for not knowing what one is. People will naturally avoid things they don’t understand which can sometimes mea...

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